Michael Ambrosino

Michael Ambrosino

  • Years at WGBH: From 1956, on and off, virtually forever.
  • Position(s): Executive producer, producer, director, writer, Associate Program Manager, on-air correspondent, host of his own program series, supervisor and manager of an array of educational and public broadcasting projects.

40 Years with WGBH

My first visit to WGBH was in the fall of 1955, just after TV had gone on the air at 84 Mass Ave. in Cambridge. I was at work developing a TV master plan for the University of Connecticut at the time, and wanted a tour of one of the few (12) “educational” stations on the air…

In the Spring of ‘56, I gave a short talk at Harvard, describing the Ford Foundation school TV project I was then directing in Schenectady, New York. Hartford Gunn heard it and a few weeks later asked me to start in-school TV for Massachusetts. Arriving at WGBH the same week as Dave Davis, , and , my first job was to redesign the small office to make room for all the new bodies…

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Read stories by, and about, Michael in The Michael Ambrosino Collection.

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  1. Barbara Barrow-Murray
    Posted May 4, 2015 at 4:54 pm | Permalink

    Hi Michael,
    It was great to hear your voice on my office line at Boston Neighborhood Network. (BNN). I would love to be part of the ‘GBH almuni group. Please count me in. Looking forward to hearing from the WGBH Alumuni and want to connect with all of my former friends and colleagues. Thanks for calling.
    Barbara Barrow-Murray

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